Admissions

  • Student Life

    Advancing Knowledge Through Financial Aid

    Changing the world depends on new generations committed to actualizing societal transformation. Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) is a clear-cut leader in educating social work and policy pioneers who push the boundaries... Read More

  • Headshot of Emily Conners

    Alumni Stories

    SP2 Nonprofit Leadership Alumna Honored as Fundraising ‘Rising Star’

    The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Eastern PA Chapter has named Emily A. Conners, a 2016 graduate of the Master of Science in Nonprofit Leadership (NPL) program at the Penn School of Social Policy &... Read More

  • DSW cohort walking in Greece.

    Student Life

    Social Work Students Help Refugees in Europe

    After an intense, trauma-focused semester of classroom learning, doctoral students from the University of Pennsylvania traveled to Greece as part of a pilot international immersion. During their weeklong trip in late June to Athens, 11 doctorate of social work... Read More

Welcome to the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice! SP2 offers five degree programs, whose admissions processes are handled by the SP2 Admissions Team. Information about SP2, application requirements, tuition and fees, and opportunities for funding your education are available throughout this section.

About SP2

About SP2

About SP2

Learn general information about SP2 as well as find opportunities to speak with a member of the admissions team on-campus or online.

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Apply

Apply

Apply

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Accepted Students

Accepted Students

Accepted Students

Find information for accepted students, including an accepted student checklist and registration information for accepted student open houses.

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Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

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Funding Your Education

Funding Your Education

Funding Your Education

Learn about funding opportunities, such as scholarships, loans, and financial aid information.

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Contact Information

Contact Information

Contact Information

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SP2 News

Imrul Mazid

Student Life

Connecting Communities: NPL Student & AMCLI Fellow Reflects on Muslim American Nonprofit Leadership

For Imrul Mazid, a student in the Master of Science in Nonprofit Leadership (NPL) program at Penn’s School of Social...

Catherine Wilsnack and Allison Werner-Lin

Faculty & Research, Alumni Stories

SP2 Alumna Earns National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Research Training Award Fellowship

For the last decade, Allison Werner-Lin, PhD, LCSW, associate professor at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2), has...

SP2 Task Force-selected books for "One Book, One SP2": Unapologetic and White Fragility

Faculty & Research, Student Life

One Book, One SP2: Students, Faculty, and Staff to Engage in Readings, Dialogue Around Race, Intersectionality, and Social Justice

This summer, the entire School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) community has been invited to engage in a collective...

SP2 Student Presenters Xiaorui (Mia) Hou and Xiaoxuan He at the Data for Equitable Justice Lab Symposium

Faculty & Research, Student Life

Data for Equitable Justice Lab Symposium Takes Policy Conversations Beyond the Classroom

Held at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2), the Data for Equitable Justice Lab Symposium featured an afternoon...

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